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Hi all :)
I am 20 years old, and finishing my second year of college
I am newly diagnosed (about 3 months) and i keep running into the question - when to tell people if at all.. This goes to dates, friends and family (cousins.. Immediate family knows and we are very open about it)
I wanted to know what the rest of you do? Is it something eveyone knows about you or only the ones closest to you?
Reply posted for PTgal.
I would say be fairly open, but perhaps spare the goriest details. Certainly, I would explain the illness is why you are tired all the time, or why you don't want to go to some social event. I was always open with my kids,and they sometimes told me TMI.